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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-21-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By hx288
SycE46, thank you very much for your help. You...

SycE46, thank you very much for your help. You have saved me alot of time and money. I was told it was the starter that need to be replaces and I got a quote for $685.00. I was glad that it was...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-20-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By hx288
Thanks everyone for your responses. My wife...

Thanks everyone for your responses. My wife tried the spare key and the car started with no problem. So, I am not sure what is wrong with my other key. It still lock and unlock doors but would not...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-20-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By hx288
Thanks SycE46. A friend of my has the voltmeter...

Thanks SycE46. A friend of my has the voltmeter and I will check the battery after work. If it's less than 12 V, that means the battery is the problem right? I need to change the battery?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-20-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By hx288
I will try the spare key this evening after work....

I will try the spare key this evening after work. How do you check the voltage on the battery?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-19-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By hx288
I tried to charge the battery with another car...

I tried to charge the battery with another car for 20 min but that didn't do any good. If I can't get it to autozone for testing, is there another way for me to figure out if it was the starter or...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-19-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By hx288
car won't start

Hi all,
I have a 2001, 325i and it won't start this morning. I turned the key and there was no sound. All the lights were on as normal in the dash board. even the AC was still running. I tried...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 98,788
Posted By hx288
I Replaced my fuel filter this weekend and would...

I Replaced my fuel filter this weekend and would like to add the following:
1) removed the filter from the hose in the front first. This would minimize fuel spray.
2) For the gear hoses, it is so...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-22-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By hx288
I did ordered a Kayser. I contacted...

I did ordered a Kayser. I contacted Partsgeek.com costumer service but so far they haven't respond to my email nor telephone call. Thanks for your respond, I will go ahead and install it.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-18-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By hx288
Fuel filter without the rubber sleve

My fuel filter arrived with out the rubber sleve from Partsgeek.com. Can I install this without the rubber sleve? Would like to know before I replace my filter.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-18-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,830
Posted By hx288
1) Check the fuse (#54) in the clove compartment....

1) Check the fuse (#54) in the clove compartment.
2) Check the fuel pump relay. (behind the clove compartment).

Do a search in this forum on these subjects for instructions.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-10-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,830
Posted By hx288
I checked the fuse and it seem to be okay. ...

I checked the fuse and it seem to be okay. Plugged it back in and tried to start the car again. The car started after several trial. Drove it around the block and everything seem normal again. ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-09-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By hx288
Thanks lftlane!

Thanks lftlane!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-08-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By hx288
location of fuel pump fuse

Does any one know the location of the fuel pump fuse. My car wouldn't start and I want to check the fuse. Any photos would be a big help.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-08-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,830
Posted By hx288
I replaced the fuel pump but it didn't works. I...

I replaced the fuel pump but it didn't works. I also replaced the 5 spark plugs (can't get to the last one) and still no change. it cranking (no clicking) but would not start. I know it's not the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-02-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,830
Posted By hx288
I called my mechanic and that's what he thought...

I called my mechanic and that's what he thought too. Thanks Immigrant!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-02-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,830
Posted By hx288
Car wouldn't start

Two weeks ago, the Service engine soon light came on for one day and went away the next day, so I thought everything was fine. This morning the car wouldn't start. It makes the cranking sound but...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-07-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,983
Posted By hx288
E46 Power Steering Fluids

I read on another post that someone suggested that synthetic ATF Automatic transmisstion oil can be used as power steering fluid. I just want someone to confirm this before I go ahead and use it.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-12-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By hx288
330 HRE, What brand of Spark plugs should I use?

330 HRE,
What brand of Spark plugs should I use?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-09-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By hx288
My parts came today. I changed the coil and that...

My parts came today. I changed the coil and that took care of the problem. Thanks for all your help.
My car has close to 74000 miles on it. Is it time for me to replace the spark plugs?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-07-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By hx288
Thanks for all the tips guys. I ordered the coil...

Thanks for all the tips guys. I ordered the coil and connector, and they are scheduled to come tomorrow. Will get back and let you know how it goes.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-06-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By hx288
I checked with the local dealer and they told me...

I checked with the local dealer and they told me that there was no recall on my car.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-03-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By hx288
325myAZ, Thank very much for your help. This...

325myAZ,
Thank very much for your help. This forum is great! I ordered the parts and will do the repair myself.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-03-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By hx288
325myaz, Which is the #4 coil? I just want to...

325myaz,
Which is the #4 coil? I just want to make sure I replace the right one.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2007, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By hx288
You are right on. The mechanic said that the...

You are right on. The mechanic said that the coil need to be replaced. Please provide instruction for this fix. Thanks for your response!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By hx288
Cylinder 4 - missfire

The check engine soonwarning message came on, so I took my car to the shop for a code read. The code said "Cylinder #4 - missfire".
What does that means and how to fix it? Any help would be...
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